- See: - pRBCs - Transfusion Therapy
Male 40-54%; Female 37-47%;
Decreased: - Megaloblastic Anemia, - Fe Deficient Anemia, - HbS Anemia, Acute or Chronic Blood Loss - Hemolysis, - Dilutional, ETOH, Meds;
Increased: Polycythemia Vera, Secondary Polycythemia: Reduced Fluid Intake or Excess Fluid Loss, Congenital and Aquired Heart dz, Lung dz, High Altitudes, Heavy Smokers, Tumors, Renal Cell Ca, Hepatoma, Renal Cysts
The effect of oral iron supplementation on erythropoiesis in autologous blood donors.
Elective surgery without transfusion: influence of preoperative hemoglobin level and blood loss on mortality.
Electrolyte and acid-base disturbances caused by blood transfusions.